True, he had not felt it when the diary had been destroyed, but he had thought that was because he had no body to fell, being less than ghost… No, surely, the rest were safe… The other Horcruxes must be intact… But he must know, he must be sure… He paced the room, kicking aside the goblin’s corpse as he passed, and the pictures blurred and burned in his boiling brain: the lake, the shack, and Hogwarts — A modicum of calm cooled his rage now.
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We expect at least a modicum of eccentricity in our artists.
I must’ve had some modicum of talent, because I kept getting hired, but I wore my shirt and tie like an imposter.